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Pastor's Reflection - 11/29/18

Published: Nov 30, 2018 | Last modified: Nov 30, 2018
I didn't mean to do it. I didn't intend to get another dog - at least not until Obie (my 13-year-old sheltie) goes to doggie heaven. But, of course, it isn't every day that you hear the sad story of five rescued little sheltie puppies who were living in a barn. And so on Monday even...

Pastor's Reflection - 11/15/18

Published: Nov 15, 2018 | Last modified: Nov 15, 2018
Election day is a crazy day at church, so last week I decided I would stay home and do one of my least favorite jobs - clean out closets & drawers. I usually try to reserve a day every year or two to purge myself of all the various and sundry items I've somehow accumulated...

Pastor's Reflection - 11/8/18

Published: Nov 9, 2018 | Last modified: Nov 9, 2018
Safety and prevention are always good things. Most of us try, as best we can, to protect ourselves and our loved ones against accidents, illness & other things that could potentially cause us harm. In fact, after much research, I recently decided to splurge and buy mys...

Pastor's Reflection

Published: Nov 3, 2018 | Last modified: Nov 3, 2018
Pastor's State of the Church Report 2018 Brothers and Sisters in Christ, It never ceases to amaze me how quickly a year can go by. It's been a busy year and a fruitful year. It's been a year when God has indeed been active in our midst. So I'd like to take a few mom...

Pastor's Reflection - 10/19/18

Published: Oct 19, 2018 | Last modified: Oct 19, 2018
Life is interesting. And more often than not, it seems that we live it, whether by design or by accident, in "segments". Let me explain ... For several months now, Monday morning staff meetings have been peppered with the statement, "We'll get to that as soon as R.I.S.E. S...

Pastor's Reflection - 10/11/18

Published: Oct 12, 2018 | Last modified: Oct 12, 2018
It was an amazing day. 13,842 Rise Against Hunger rice-soy meals packaged for people in danger of starvation in our world. 61 little dresses made for needy girls in Africa. 90 "necessity kits" assembled for homeless young people in Bucks County (distributed b...

Pastor's Reflection - 10/4/18

Published: Oct 4, 2018 | Last modified: Oct 4, 2018
Bishop Peggy Johnson came to each of the districts last week to share a presentation regarding the Commission on the Way Forward. As many of you know, the United Methodist Church has been struggling for many years with the issue of human sexuality. The denomination has bee...

Pastor's Reflection - 9/27/18

Published: Sep 28, 2018 | Last modified: Sep 28, 2018
Most of you know that I spend a week's vacation every year with a couple of friends at a timeshare resort in Las Vegas. We really like the 'lazy river" at the resort and we really like the shows (this year we saw Queen with Adam Lambert, Boyz ll Men, and Cirque de Soleil "Myst...

Pastor's Reflection - 9/20/18

Published: Sep 20, 2018 | Last modified: Sep 20, 2018
There's been a mole living in the parsonage backyard all summer long. He's dug holes in various spots, but his favorite spot is right against the foundation near the back door. On multiple occasions, I've opened the back door to find a mound of dirt at the entranceway. The int...

Pastor's Reflection - 9/13/18

Published: Sep 13, 2018 | Last modified: Sep 13, 2018
A news article caught my attention last week. Did you read about the Western North Carolina Bigfoot Festival? Yep ... the town of Marion, North Carolina hosted an event that attracted thousands of people to come together "to bring awareness to the fact that Bigfoot is real and to bring mo...
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